320 City Island Avenue
Bronx, NY 10464
Fully Accessible
Open today
11 AM–7 PM
Regular Hours
Day Hours
Monday 11 AM–7 PM
Tuesday 11 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 11 AM–6 PM
Thursday 11 AM–7 PM
Friday 10 AM–5 PM
Saturday 10 AM–5 PM

This location will offer COVID-19 vaccinations for 5 to 11 year olds. Learn more. 

This location will also offer at-home COVID-19 tests for the general public on select days. Learn more.

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Discover all the Library has to offer! Visit your local branch for books, Wi-Fi, computers, classes, stimulating and entertaining programs, and much more for all ages. 

Did you know? The Library no longer charges late fines! Find out more and plan your visit. 

Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. Learn more and find updates.

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About the Library

Interior view of City Island Library

The City Island branch of the New York Public Library is located in the center of a mile-long, three-block-wide stretch of land in the Bronx, on the Long Island Sound. The branch has a unique 1,000+ volume Ship Collection the topics of boat construction, naval history, pirates, the America's Cup, naval history, famous shipwrecks, fishing techniques, lighthouses, sailing how-to’s, sea fiction, and surfing.

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